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Lives of Young Carers

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10.00 Registration and Refreshments

10.15 Conference Welcome - Lesley Legge (Chair of Trustees, Be Free Young Carers)

10.20 The Lives of Young Carers in England - Insights for Health and Education Professor Jo Aldridge, Young Carers Research Group, Loughborough University Professor Aldridge, the report author, will present the findings of this latest Department of Education report into the lives of young carers. In particular: - the nature of the care and support that young carers are providing; - their perceived impact of their caring responsibilities on their own physical and mental health, education and development; and - the types of support they are receiving, whether formal or informal.

11.00 Supporting Young Carers in School - the Role of School Standards Deborah Parkhouse, Young Carers Manager, Oxfordshire County Council What is needed in schools and colleges to better provide for and support young carers?

11.40 Refreshments 12.00 View from the School Tina Vidovic, Safeguarding Officer and Young Carer Lead, Didcot Girls School Ensuring better outcomes for young carers

12.30 Be Free Young Carers - Annual General Meeting Working beyond statutory provision - the voluntary sector and young carers

12.50 Q and A

13.10 Lunch and networking

14.30 Close

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Please enter details of your event or activity: 10.00 Registration and Refreshments 10.15 Conference Welcome - Lesley Legge (Chair of Trustees, Be Free Young Carers) 10.20 The Lives of Young Carers in England - Insights for Health and Education Professor Jo Aldridge, Young Carers Research Group, Loughborough University Professor Aldridge, the report author, will present the findings of this latest Department of Education report into the lives of young carers. In particular: - the nature of the care and support that young carers are providing; - their perceived impact of their caring responsibilities on their own physical and mental health, education and development; and - the types of support they are receiving, whether formal or informal. 11.00 Supporting Young Carers in School - the Role of School Standards Deborah Parkhouse, Young Carers Manager, Oxfordshire County Council What is needed in schools and colleges to better provide for and support young carers? 11.40 Refreshments 12.00 View from the School Tina Vidovic, Safeguarding Officer and Young Carer Lead, Didcot Girls School Ensuring better outcomes for young carers 12.30 Be Free Young Carers - Annual General Meeting Working beyond statutory provision - the voluntary sector and young carers 12.50 Q and A 13.10 Lunch and networking 14.30 Close
Organisation: Be Free Young Carers
County Region: Oxfordshire
Address Line1: Boundary Park Pavilion, Boundary Park
City or Town: Didcot
Postcode: OX11 6EF
Event Dates: Friday 16th
Does this event occur more than once in the same location in Carers Week: No
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Contact Person: John Tabor
Telephone: 01235838554
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Longitude: -1.268084
Latitude: 51.6081763
Can we put your activity on the map: Yes
Is this event open to the public: Yes

 

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